I never read smut, but I still blush furiously when I read fluff, don't understand it.<<<< Don't really read smut but Gosh fluff makes me blush and squeal like I literally get the biggest smile ever ! Like gosh damm it WHY!
Seriously though. James Potter was a much better man than Severus Snape. Whereas James bullied Snape while they were kids and then grew out of it, Snape used his position of power at Hogwarts to bully children.